Juniors discuss daily life problems in advisory

On Wednesday May 21st, junior class members discussed situational problems and came up with solutions. Advisory allows for an opportunity for students to talk about problems that arise in high school.

 

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Junior students converse before coming together to start the activity. Advisory groups are divided up by grade so that the groups can remain the same until graduation. Credit: Olivia Lantz for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
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Reading specialist Bernadette Ruth reads the scenario to the students. The students were required to provide a solution to the problem and explain why the solution proposed was appropriate. Credit: Olivia Lantz for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online

 

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Advisory group members share their opinions and discuss the positives and negatives about solutions proposed. Students shared personal experiences and discussed long term and short term effects of decisions. Credit: Olivia Lantz for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
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Students raise their hands to share their ideas about what was read by Ruth. The small advisory groups allow each student a chance to share and participate in conversations. Credit: Olivia Lantz for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
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Junior Erica Corwin draws in her free time during advisory. Advisory is a way for students to relax in between classes and seek personal help from teachers. Credit: Olivia Lantz for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
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Juniors Ben Alger, Eric Fossa, and Michael Fuca converse in a small group and brainstorm before sharing with the group. A problem proposed to the students was about a man choosing to graduate school over spending time with his children. The students then had to decide what they thought was best. Credit: Olivia Lantz for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online

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